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in microcosm

Definition of in microcosm

  1. :  in a greatly reduced size or form <The model is designed to represent the town in microcosm.>



Word by Word Definitions

microcosmplay
  1. :  a little world

    :  the human race or human nature seen as an epitome of the world or the universe

    :  a community or other unity that is an epitome of a larger unity


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